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Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie ~ The smoothie recipe I’ve brought you today is my version of a grown up breakfast smoothie – and one that I think is perfect to whip up in the blender and run out the door with on a busy morning. Not only are you getting your healthy breakfast – but you’re getting your coffee too!

Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie from The Foodie Army Wife

Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie from The Foodie Army Wife

 

 

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One of the things that I personally have been doing lately is making homemade smoothies. I do this for a couple of reasons. First of all, when you make them yourself, you know what is in them. Secondly, I have a hard time getting enough fruit in my daily diet, and this is a great way to do it. And third…they’re yummy!

To begin, you’ll need a cup and a half of cold coffee. I will make this the evening before and just stick in the fridge so that it is ready for me in the morning.

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Next you’ll need 2 frozen, peeled bananas. I keep some peeled bananas in a zip-lock back in the freezer for this very reason.

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Place these in your blender and add in a half cup of rolled oats.

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a quarter cup of milk (whatever kind you like), a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa.

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and a tablespoon or two of local honey.

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If you use protein powders in your smoothies, add a scoop now.

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Blend these together until smooth.

Pour it in a “to go” container and get on with your day.

Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie from The Foodie Army Wife

Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie from The Foodie Army Wife

Enjoy!

Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie from The Foodie Army Wife

From Becca:

    “Your mocha breakfast smoothie came at the perfect time! I just bought some Arbonne protein shake mix to try to jumpstart my weightloss. I am replacing 2 meals a day with them. They can get boring! LOL I had pinned a bunch of smoothie recipes to try to help (Snickerdoodle is pretty awesome). Your mocha smoothie is PERFECT for my breakfast! No more double fisting my smoothie and coffee. LOL And the oatmeal helps me feel full like a full meal. Thanks!!”
Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie
 
Get Up and Go Mocha Breakfast Smoothie ~ The smoothie recipe I’ve brought you today is my version of a grown up breakfast smoothie – and one that I think is perfect to whip up in the blender and run out the door with on a busy morning. Not only are you getting your healthy breakfast – but you’re getting your coffee too!
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup strong, cold coffee
  • 2 peeled & frozen bananas
  • ½ c rolled oats
  • ¼ c milk
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 or 2 Tb local honey (to taste)
  • protein powder if desired
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in your blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour in a "to go" container and get on with your day.
  3. Enjoy!

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Comments

  1. says

    My two favorite things to have in the morning are coffee and smoothies, so this is the best of both worlds. Especially when it’s in an adorable grab-and-go mason jar!

  2. says

    What a terrific idea, Conni! I don’t drink coffee, but I’d happily slurp down a delicious mocha smoothie to start my day!

  3. Susan says

    I’d call this perfect timing. We enjoy having smoothies for breakfast, and this one sounds really good to both me and my husband. I’ll have to make it with decaf coffee because I just can’t do caffeine, but I’m definitely making this for breakfast tomorrow, to start our anniversary celebration off right. Thank you for this recipe.

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